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"Clearing" Hep C
Jul 19, 2006

If your body naturally clears Hep C from it's system, are you still contagious to others? I'm about to go on a trip with someone I suspect may be Hep C positive. Is there any reason to worry about casual transmission? We're going camping, should I worry about mosquito bites?


Response from Dr. McGovern

Hepatitis C is transmitted by blood to blood contact through injection drug use or uncommonly through sex. It is not transmitted casually.

If someone has cleared hepatitis C, they are not infectious to others.

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